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									    Immigration Test Review                       Name __________________________________

Use the following items to study:
    Class notes (most test questions come from these!)
    Chapter 7 sections 1 and 2 (pp. 212-223); Immigration Unit Readings Packet
    In class materials such as worksheets
    “Essay Test Preparation” worksheet
    NOTE: This test review is online if you want to alter it for more space, type in answers, etc. (see HW link)

General Terms
    Primary Source
    Secondary Source

Terms
    Push factors
          o Give examples
    Pull factors
          o Give examples
    Green Card
    Naturalization
    Permanent resident
    Refugee
    Asylum
    Temporary Protected Status
    Illegal Immigrants
    Assimilation

Historical Immigration
     First Immigrants
            o Who?
            o Settled where?
            o Why did they come to the United States?
     Colonization
            o Who?
            o Settled where?
            o Why did they come to the United States?
     First wave of immigration (1815-1880)
            o Who?
            o Settled where?
            o Why did they come to the United States?

       Second wave of immigration (1880-1914)
           o Who?
           o Settled where?
           o Why did they come to the United States?

       Ellis Island
            o What is its significance?
            o Describe the process.

Growth of Cities
   Name some of the reasons for the growth of cities.
   Name some of the problems in cities because of the rapid growth.
       Define the following:
           o Ethnic Clustering
           o Tenements

Nativism and Chinese Exclusion Act
    Define nativism.
           o Why a rise in it?
    Know-Nothing Party supported what?
    Chinese Exclusion Act
           o Main parts?
           o Results?

Recent Immigration
    Describe the immigration trends during each time and why.
          o WWI and WWII
          o 1930s
          o 1945-1965
    National Origins Act
          o Explanation of law.
          o Why passed?
    Immigration Act of 1965
          o Explanation of law.
          o Why passed?
    1980 Refugee Act
          o Explanation of law.
          o Why passed?
    Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
          o Explanation of law.
          o Why passed?
    1996 Immigration Act
          o Explanation of law.
          o Why passed?

Current Immigration
    U.S.C.I.S. (what does it stand for?)
          o Controlled by which department?
    What are the main reasons for immigration today?
    Give three examples of refugee groups today.
          o Where are they from? Why are they here?
    What is the difference between a political refugee and a refugee under TPS (Temporary Protected Status)?

       Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007
           o Main ideas

            o   Positives (pros)

            o   Negatives (cons)

            o   Outcome

Essay Questions: Include a topic sentence, three reasons with supporting examples, and a conclusion.

1. The United States is known as the “land of immigrant.” Has the U.S. always welcomed immigrants? Why or Why not?
2. Should the United States accept more Iraqi refugees into the United States? Why or why not?
3. Should Congress have passed the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act? Why or why not?

								
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